Header Image: Artists Call organizational meeting at Leon Golub’s and Nancy Spero’s studio, New York, 1984. Courtesy of Doug Ashford.
Please join us for a lively discussion with the founders of Artists Call. In this historic and unprecedented conversation, the founders will discuss how the movement formed, its successes and failures, what it meant to organize against the US government in solidarity with Central Americans in the mid-1980s, as well as what the exhibition, Art for the Future, indicates about art and activism now.
The panel includes the venerable New Mexican art critic, historian, and activist Lucy Lippard; Salvadoran poet and filmmaker Daniel Flores y Ascencio; as well as artist and educator Douglas Ashford, Professor of Art at The Cooper Union.
The conversation will be led by Abigail Satinsky, co-curator of Art for the Future: Artists Call and Central American Solidarities.
Major support for this event was provided by the Allene H. and Walter P. Kleweno Lecture Series Fund, with additional support from The University of New Mexico Department of Art’s Gale Memorial Lecture Series, and the Latin American & Iberian Institute at UNM.